If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.




































































Free YOGA classes for all skill levels!!

Weekly classes begin Wednesday September 19th and will run for the following nine weeks.

9am to 10am

600 Broadway Street,Building B in Longview.

Drop ins are welcome,but registration is required.

Brought to you by The Emergency Support Shelter.

Classes taught by Stacey McFadden, MSW.

To sign up, contact Juli Williams @


Your Adventure Awaits…@ Cowlitz County Search & Rescue’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner & Silent Auction, Saturday September 29th @ the Cowlitz County Event Center 1900 7th Avenue in Longview

Doors open @ 5pm

Auction & Cocktails @ 5:30pm

Dinner @ 7pm

Tickets available for purchase @



Discover Recovery Walk 2018 will be held Saturday, September 29th @ Lions Shelter over @ Lake Sacajawea from 9am-12 noon.

Discover Recovery Walk is afun family walk/run to celebrate those in recovery from addiction and mental illness.

Onsite registration starts @ 8:15 am

First 200 participants to register get a free t-shirt

Over 20 agencies handing out giveaways and resources.

Serenity Circle, Family Fun,

Prevention, intervention and treatment work.

Sponsors:Cowlitz County Health and Human Services, Pathway 2020, Family Health Center, Sea Mar Kelso Behavioral Health, Cowlitz Tribe,Columbia Wellness, Great Rivers BHO, & Coprintco.

For more info contact Michele Waltz @ 360-430-6027.




Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild presents Quilting for the Art of it!  Quilt Show!! @ the Youth and Family Link Building, 907 Douglas Avenue in Longview, Friday October 5th from 10am-7pm and Saturday October 6th from 10am-4pm.  Features 160 Quilts, a Featured  Quilter-Patty Rinard, a quilter, instructor,and pattern designer, a Miniature Quilt Raffle, Country Store,Antique Quilt Bed Turning,Fabric & Kit Vendors, Door Prizes, Fashion Show,Workshops and Demos.  Admission $5. Proceeds go to local charities.



Boundaries Support Group is a free course designed for all survivors of domestic violence. to learn about healthy relationships and set safe boundaries that will take place October 1st thru December 17th, Every Monday for 12 weeks. 5pm to 6:30pm.

Registration required. Call Angie C @ 360-425-1176 Extension 12

or e-mail

No Childcare provided.


It’s the last Cars & Coffee event of the season…Saturday, October 6th @ The Panera Bread parking lot in Kelso next to Target and Three Rivers Mall.

This is an open informal event. All are welcomed.



Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce presents ‘The Great Columbia Crossing 10K Run & Walk  across the Astoria-Megler Bridge,Sunday, October 14th.

New this year:Chip-timing for all participants, full bridge closure to vehicles.

Sign up today!

Registration $40 per person

T-shirt    $15-$17 each

Go to for more info and to sign up.

Presenting Sponsor: Columbia Memorial Hospital Cardiology Clinic



All Service Members,Veterans, and family members are encouraged to attend “Cowlitz County Veterans Expo & Stand Down, Monday, October 15th @ 902 Ash Street in Kelso from 10a-2p.

Job application help

Resume Assistance

Employers are invited.

Free transportation provided by River Cities Transit.

(Check your local routes)

For more info you can call 360-703-2960





























































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at